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ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.

Enugu Assembly wants vigilante committee to monitor transformer

The Enugu Assembly Committee on Rural Development, Community and Social Development programme (CSDP), has advised Enugu State Rural Electrification Board to form a rural vigilante management committee to monitor transformer.

Robbers attack police barrack in Delta

Residents of the ‘B’ Police Barracks along the Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta State have raised alarm of incessant robbery attacks on them in recent times.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Amnesty programme empowers 1, 271 beneficiaries

The beneficiaries, who had already been trained in various skills, were given empowerment packs in their respective trade areas to enable them start businesses to eke a living.

Senate committee okays 10-year-jail term for theft of electricity cable, others

Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy has recommended a jail term of 10 years, without an option of fine, if found guilty to have conspired, counselled or accepted to procure or to hold in custody, stolen parts, components or pieces of a public power equipment.

Governor Akeredolu ends four years power outage in Ondo communities

Reprieve have come the way of residents of Plaza area of Akure, the Ondo State capital as electricity was returned to the area after four years of power outage.

EEDC berates illegal distribution of electricity in Imo

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, yesterday cried out over the illegal distribution of electricity to members of the public by unauthorised persons.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC blames power outage on cable explosion

The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Friday blamed power outage in parts of Benin City, Edo, on cable explosion.

Police arrest 30 robbers, cultists in Kwara

Kwara State police command has arrested 30 suspected armed robbers and cultists within the Ilorin metropolis, two weeks after resumption of new commissioner of police, Mr. Bolaji Fafowora.

TCN lays underground cables to power Eko Atlantic

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has disclosed that it is embarking on a swot up that would assist it in laying underground cables to connect Eko Atlantic with a view to supplying electricity to the modern city.

Governor Akeredolu tasks DisCos on provision of meters to avoid rift

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has called on distribution companies in the country to provide meters for all homes to avoid rifts between their staff members and their consumers.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote donates N.3 billion business school to University of Ibadan

Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has challenged the government to muster the will to provide critical infrastructure that will make the nation’s environment conducive to commerce and industry.

Power supply: TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformer

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Monday inaugurated 100 MVA transformer at Alimosho substation, Lagos to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco.

Enugu DisCo urges customers to embrace smart prepaid meters

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on Tuesday blamed the rejection of smart prepaid meters by some customers on ignorance.

NAPTIN begins training of 300 TCN engineers

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) has commenced training of 300 engineers of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) under the international collaboration with the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA).

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Wildfire threat darkens California dream – residents

This autumn’s rash of destructive wildfires — predicted to grow worse in coming years as climate change strengthens — is threatening to shatter the California Dream that has long lured people to the state, drawn by its sunny weather and opportunities for a better life.
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VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.

NVMA raise concerns over trans-boundary animal disease transmission

The Association called on governments at all levels to take advantage of the digital disease reporting template of the Federal Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services (FDVPCS) to monitor diseases and intensify veterinary control post activities to combat the scourge.
Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).

Police detain 98 suspects over online gambling

Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate

A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.